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Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Catalog of Images

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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Diving at NW Rota-1 Brimstone Pit. Ripple marks in sediment indicating a relatively high current regime in this particular area.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 072333
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Rock outcrop. Look closely for squat lobsters and small starfish.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 073321
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Oddly textured rock outcrop.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 075051
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Basket stars and small crinoid.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 082617
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Basket stars
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 083231
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Basket stars.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 083605
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Basket stars, stylaster corals, and a crinoid.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 083749
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Basket stars, stylaster corals, and a crinoid.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 084057
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Basket stars.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 084403
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Basket star.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 084435
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Small white corals.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 085239
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Small white corals and yellow anemones? corallimorphians? zooanthids?
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 090457
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Small yellow and white corals.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 112339
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Small yellow and white corals.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 112359
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Small yellow corals and fish.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 112547
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Small yellow and white corals.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 112655
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Seafloor covered with dead broken coral.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 113803
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Seafloor covered with dead broken coral with a few small yellow corals.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 114043
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Angular boulder field.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 141039
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. East Diamante Volcano. Basket star, white soft corals, what appears to be a black coral bush in the left background, and photosynthetic algae at the lower extent of the photosynthetic zone.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 151447
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. East Diamante Volcano. Hydrothermal vent chimneys in waters clouded by hydrothermal fluids.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 162123
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. East Diamante Volcano. A hydrothermal vent chimney.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 164455
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. East Diamante Volcano. Sampling hydrothermal fluids from an active vent chimney
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 164847
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. East Diamante Volcano. An active hydrothermal vent chimney spewing out hydrothermal fluids.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 181655
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. East Diamante Volcano. Shimmering warm hydrothermal fluids show a distinct layering with overlying cooler waters at an active hydrothermal vent field.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 184153
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. East Diamante Volcano. Sampling shimmering warm hydrothermal fluids show a distinct layering with overlying cooler waters at an active hydrothermal vent field.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 185419
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. East Diamante Volcano. Sampling hydrothermal vent minerals.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 190433
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. East Diamante Volcano. Picturesque hydrothermal vent chimneys.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 194323
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. East Diamante Volcano. White bacterial mats, crabs and a vent chimney.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 29 194933
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. East Diamante Volcano. The lower extent of photosynthetic life on the upper slopes of the volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 011831
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. East Diamante Volcano. A large basket star, soft corals, and red and green algae at the top of the volcano. This is one of the few places on earth where photosynthetic and chemosynthetic communities co-exist in close proximity.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 013505
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. East Diamante Volcano. A large basket star, soft corals, and red and green algae at the top of the volcano. This is one of the few places on earth where photosynthetic and chemosynthetic communities co-exist in close proximity.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 014103
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. East Diamante Volcano. A large basket star, soft corals, and red and green algae at the top of the volcano. This is one of the few places on earth where photosynthetic and chemosynthetic communities co-exist in close proximity.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 014117
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. East Diamante Volcano. A large basket star, soft corals, and red and green algae at the top of the volcano. This is one of the few places on earth where photosynthetic and chemosynthetic communities co-exist in close proximity.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 014215
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. East Diamante Volcano. A large basket star, soft corals, and red and green algae at the top of the volcano. This is one of the few places on earth where photosynthetic and chemosynthetic communities co-exist in close proximity.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 014215
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. East Diamante Volcano. A large basket star, soft corals, and red and green algae at the top of the volcano. This is one of the few places on earth where photosynthetic and chemosynthetic communities co-exist in close proximity.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 014323
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. East Diamante Volcano. The lower extent of photosynthetic life on the upper slopes of the volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 014939
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano. Crinoid and and red and white striped fishgh
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 092647
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano. Sunflower sea star.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 093211
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 094851
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 094947
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 095001
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 095927
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 100307
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 102241
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 104019
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 104239
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 105119
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 112107
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 112435

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